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Taylor Swift attends a Friday premiere for the short film All Too Well in New York.

Satire | What your favorite song from Red (Taylor’s Version) says about you

By Rachel Soloff, Assistant Opinions Editor November 17, 2021
While liking any song on Red (Taylor’s Version) means that you hate Jake Gyllenhaal, here’s what your favorite track really says about you.
The proposed Munger Hall at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Editorial | UCSB’s Munger Hall is a mistake, not a model

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 17, 2021
UCSB’s billionaire-backed mega-dorm is based on inhumane and discredited concepts that ignore the needs of students.
Skin lightening products in a store.

Opinion | Skin bleaching products are harmful to the Black community

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist November 17, 2021
Skin bleaching is harmful and toxic to the Black community by degrading darker skin tones and perpetuating colorism.
Opinion | Listening to sad music isn’t bad for you, it’s actually healthy

Opinion | Listening to sad music isn’t bad for you, it’s actually healthy

By Sarah Liez, Staff Columnist November 15, 2021
Sad music does not — as many people believe — make you feel worse. In actuality, it can help you feel better.
Opinion | It is OK to be extra tired this semester

Opinion | It is OK to be extra tired this semester

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist November 15, 2021
Transitioning back to face-to-face interactions in unfamiliar environments and new circumstances this semester can be exhausting.
Editorial | It’s OK to not like Thanksgiving

Editorial | It’s OK to not like Thanksgiving

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 15, 2021
While Thanksgiving can be a happy time full of food and family, this isn’t the case for everyone — and that’s OK.
Port Authority bus on Fifth Avenue.

Editorial | Eight ways to stay safe on Pitt’s campus

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 12, 2021
It’s important to be aware of your surroundings, both with and without “blanket man” on the loose.
Summer Lee, D-34, speaks at Pittsburgh’s TEDxWomen event on Nov. 29, 2018. Lee announced her run for U.S. Congress on Oct. 19.

Collab Column | PA-18 House race — excitement and indecision

By The Pitt News Staff November 12, 2021
It’s been a remarkably successful few years for progressives in the Pittsburgh area.
Opinion | Fancy high-rises have nothing on Central Oakland

Opinion | Fancy high-rises have nothing on Central Oakland

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Columnist November 10, 2021
Living in the heart of Central Oakland, rather than the outskirts of the neighborhood where many of these luxury apartments are located, gives students the opportunity to learn how to contribute to a community.
Halket Street in Oakland.

Opinion | You don’t have to live in Oakland

By Jessica Snyder, Staff Columnist November 9, 2021
There are many places where a Pitt student can live and enjoy their college life — it doesn’t just stop in Oakland.
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